Virtual Storytimes

While you are staying safe at home, please enjoy our Children’s Librarians as they present "Virtual Storytimes."  Enjoy!  Be sure to scroll down the page for more stories to watch!

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"Virtual Storytimes on Demand" by the Inglewood Public Library’s Children’s Librarians have been added to our YouTube Channel:
  Storytime with the City of Inglewood 
or click on the photos below.

Virtual Family Storytime Live! Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.

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Storytime 10-13-2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
October 13, 2020
Books read: Mrs. Murphy's Pumpkin by Rick Walton, Stumpkin by Lucy Cummings, The Adventures of Beekle by Dan Santat, and Mouse's First Halloween by Lauren Thompson. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Wave & Say Hello; Open, Shut Them; Head & Shoulders; Put Your Finger in the Air; and I'm a Little Tea Pot. Flannelboard: Five Little Pumpkins.
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Family Storytime with Ms. Damitri
October 6,  2020
Books read: 
Scarecrow by Cynthia Ryland, The Rough Patch by Brian Lies, The Cow Love Cookies by Karma Wilson, and Red are the Apples by Wade Zahares. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Open, Shut Them; Head & Shoulders; Twinkle Little Star; and Teddy Bear Good-Bye. Flannelboard: Pumpkin on the Vine.
Storytime 9-29-2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 29,  2020
Books read: Old Black Fly by Jim Aylesworth, In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes, Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson, and Lasso the Moon by Trish Holland. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Teddy Bear Welcome; Tea Pot; Apple Tree; Itsy Bitsy Spider, Great Big Spider; Do Your ears Hang Low?; and Teddy Bear Good-bye. Flannelboard: 5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.
Family StorytimeFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 22,  2020
Books read: Fall is Here by Pamela Jane, Goggles by Ezra Jack Keats, and Wow said the Owl by Tim Hopgood. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear," "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," "The Color Song." "Put Your Finger in the Air," "Do your Ears Hang Low?" "Way up High in the Apple Tree," and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" Flannelboard: "Ms. Mouse, which house are you in?"
Family Storytime September 15, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 15, 2020
Books: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems, Kitten Tales, Move Over Rover, and Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore.  Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches:  "We Sit and Say Hello," "HeadShoulders, Knees, and Toes," "Put Your Finger in the Air," "Way Up High in the Apple Tree," "Eensy Weensy Spider," "Two Little Blackbirds," "I'm a Little Teapot," and "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear."
Family Storytime September 8, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 8,  2020
Books read: Pete the Cat by Eric Litwin, Hooray for Today! by Brian Won, Hands Up! by Brianna McDaniel, and Don't Worry by Todd Parr. Songs include: "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear," "Way Up High in the Apple Tree," "Do Your Ears Hang Low?" and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." Flannelboard: "Three Eggs in a Basket."
Family Storytime September 2, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 1,  2020
Books Read: I Took My Frog to the Library by Eric Kimmel, Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr., Hooray for Fish by Lucy Cousins.  Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches:  "Head Shoulders, Knees and Toes, "Great Big Spider," "Two Little Blackbirds," "Red is the Color I See," "Five Funny People," and "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear."

Preschool Storytime - The Letter "C" Opens in new windowPreschool Storytime with Ms. Pamela
September 1, 2020
Theme: The Letter "C"
Books read: Six Dinner Sid by Inga Moore, Crab Cake by Andrea Tsurumi, and Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean.  Songs : "With My Hands" and "Walking, Walking." Flannelboards: "There Was A Crooked Man" and "Candy Sue."

More Books Read Aloud on Video
The books below link to YouTube videos.  They are read aloud by the author, a teacher, librarian, or a celebrity.  Some contain ads at the beginning of the video --- you can click on SKIP AD if you do not want to see the ads. Enjoy!

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’Mondays With Michelle Obama’ is part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series.

Michelle Obama has launched a series of online video readings for kids with the classic picture book, The Gruffalo, which the former first lady called the story of a mouse who uses his "wit and imagination" to get the best of a fox and other would-be predators.

Mondays With Michelle Obama is part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series. Click on the book covers to hear Mrs. Obama read the story.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle Opens in new window
Michelle and Barack Obama Read "The Word Collector" Opens in new window
Oh, The Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss Opens in new window
Giraffe Problems by John Jory Opens in new window
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Opens in new windowWe're Going on a Bear Hunt Opens in new window
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Head to Toe by Eric Carle Opens in new windowPapa Please Get The Moon For Me by Eric Carle Opens in new windowTabby McTat by Julia Donaldson Opens in new window
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena Opens in new windowWhat If? by Samantha Berger Opens in new windowA Bike Like Sergio's Opens in new window
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I Am Not Scared Opens in new windowYou Don't Want a Unicorn Opens in new window
Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackhall Opens in new windowExtra Yarn Opens in new windowMoon! Earth's Best Friend Opens in new window
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Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordianire Opens in new windowAda's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood Opens in new windowOne Plastic Bag Opens in new window